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Carrie Underwood’s Six Best Looks From the 2017 CMA Awards

Carrie Underwood loves to experiment with fashion as CMA co-host and sported 11 different ensembles throughout the night.

Written by Kelly Brickey
Carrie Underwood’s Six Best Looks From the 2017 CMA Awards
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley; Photos by ABC/Image Group LA

Just like the tradition of having Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley as the co-hosts for the CMA Awards year after year, Underwood created her own ritual of the CMA costume change.

Never skipping a beat on the latest fashions, the country queen always experiments with what’s hot and what’s not for her personal style on the stage. From extravagant beading to glittery confections galore, Underwood works with what she flaunts and owns every single piece she puts on.

During the 51st Annual CMA Awards, Underwood decided to try out a whopping 11 looks throughout the show to switch things up a bit and challenge herself on the rapid quick change maneuvering. Nevertheless, the Oklahoma native didn’t sweat the small stuff as she got the audience laughing all night long with her quick-witted banter alongside Paisley.

Take a look at six of her best outfits from the night, and see which favorites made the cut!

Carrie Underwood; Photo by John Shearer/WireImage

Look #1: 

The queen of country music reigned in her CMA rule with a royal blue gown featuring unique sleeve designs and a sexy plunging neckline. Only thing missing, of course, was her crown jewels.

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood; Photo credit: ABC/Image Group LA

Look #2

If Little Red Riding Hood vamped up her storybook look, it’d turn into Underwood’s scarlet and shimmery style. And don’t forget—it’s not an Underwood signature look without showing off a little leg!

Carrie Underwood; Photo credit: ABC/Image Group LA

Look #3

Not only did Underwood’s tribute performance to the victims of Las Vegas leave behind chills as she cooed the words of a famous hymn, her white floral-accentuated dress captivated the crowd just as much.

Carrie Underwood; Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Look #4

Calling Malibu Barbie! Underwood stood out brightly in this adorable highlighter pink mini as she carried the show on from one performance to the next.

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood; Photo credit: ABC/Image Group LA

Look #5

As a fan of the sheer looks left and right, Underwood didn’t disappoint in an emerald green see-through gown with floral appliques and delicate draping spread throughout the design.

Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley; Photo credit: ABC/Image Group LA

Look #6

Her last hurrah was actually the cat’s meow as she dazzled in a slightly sheer and tight jumpsuit with a golden hue.

Want to read more coverage from the 51st Annual CMA Awards? Check out all of the posts about awards and accolades from the evening’s events HERE.